IHS Boss Felderer Pleads for Railway Tunnel

Politics ♦ Published: November 3, 2010; 11:42 ♦ (Vindobona)

The debate about the controversial Koralm tunnel is being enriched. IHS (Institute for Advanced Studies) boss Felderer argues strongly for the infrastructure measure.

IHS Boss Felderer Pleads for Railway Tunnel / Picture: © IHS Vienna

Currently the largest and most controversial infrastructure project in Austria, the construction of the Koralm tunnel will cost at least five billion euro, although there are estimations of up to ten billion euro (14 billion dollars). Despite the cost increases, there are supporters for the project, even from outside of business and politics:

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